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Date: 24 November 2022

RUH supports baby remembrance event

Families who have lost a baby are being invited to a winter baby remembrance service, organised by the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, at All Saints Church in Weston, Bath.

The event, which is being run by the RUH's Chaplaincy team and the stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands, takes place on Saturday 3 December at 1.30pm.

The Reverend Narinder Tegally, RUH Lead Chaplain, said: "The service is an opportunity for families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death to come together and remember at the beginning of a season that can be hard for so many.

"The service, for people of all faiths or none, will include readings, music, an act of remembrance for our special babies and the opportunity to place an ornament bearing your baby's name on the church's Christmas tree."

There is no need to book in advance to attend the service. If you are unable to attend the service in person, please email Narinder – narinder.tegally@nhs.net – with your baby's name so it can be written on an ornament and placed on the tree for you.

The Trust offers a full bereavement and support service for grieving parents and families, including a purpose-built bereavement suite that provides space and privacy they need at a particularly difficult time.

For more information about Sands go to: www.sands.org.uk

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